A little later than I was planning, but please allow me to present to you: the Operation Manatee Music Prize: Top 5 Albums of 2021! Not unlike 2020, this year had so much great new music, it was mindblowing! I have never listened to more new music in my life than during this damned pandemic!Continue reading “Operation Manatee Music Prize: Top 5 Albums of 2021”
I won’t go on about what we already know about this year. I’m just grateful for the absolutely mindblowing amount of incredible music that was released. For this year’s long list, I just put an arbitrary cap of 50 on it, because I just couldn’t dedicate the time necessary to include every great recording I’veContinue reading “Operation Manatee Music Prize: Top 5 Albums of 2020”
2020, right? There was one thing I was sure of when we all went home in March: the output music and other art was going to be nuts! This year did not disappoint, in that respect. I have never listened to as much new music in a year as this one (and I make anContinue reading “Operation Manatee Music Prize 2020: The Long List”
Ladies and gentlemen, the top 5 albums of 2019!
Bwah Bwah Bwah Bwaaaaah! It’s finally here! The only best album list that truly matters. The Operation Manatee Music Prize Long List. This was the longest, most involved long list I’ve done. There were 170 albums to choose from. Only 103 made the cut. These are below. The Top 5 albums of 2019 will beContinue reading “Operation Manatee Music Prize 2019: The Long List”
Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to present to you the top 5 albums of 2018!
Life has a way of making you postpone things you like doing, then Christmas came. Ah well, better late than never? Because life’s been a little extra crazy this year, I didn’t get around to paring down the long list as much as I would have liked. As usual, I re-listened to all the albums/EPsContinue reading “OPERATION MANATEE MUSIC PRIZE 2018: THE LONG LIST”
I’ve mentioned a few times that, especially compared to 2016, 2017 just didn’t have as much good music released. While lacking in quantity, though, the quality was there, as a handful of exceptional recordings were released. Below, allow me to present you with the year’s top five:
No longer must you wait to be informed of what were the best albums released this year; the long awaited, highly revered Operation Manatee Music Prize is finally here! Because I went a little nuts with this list last year, and because 2016 saw so damned many good albums compared to this year, I’ve dialedContinue reading “OPERATION MANATEE MUSIC PRIZE 2017: THE LONG LIST”
A little late, but here are the top five albums of 2016: